You are cordially invited to attend the
BLACK WOMEN IN JAZZ & ARTS AWARDS
This new movement in the Atlanta area is advancing and shining a light on black women in jazz and the arts. Sha Battle, the founder of the Black Women In Jazz & Arts Awards has established an organization that is creating a greater awareness of the many vital contributions that African American female artists have made in the past, present and to the future of jazz. They celebrate the awesome work of known artists, spotlight the up-and-coming artists, and honor the sophisticated ladies who present such phenomenal work but who may have gotten lost in the mélange. Black Women In Jazz Day is March 1, 2015, and is celebrated by this organization with a weekend of empowerment events and an annual black tie awards gala that features a night of glamour and elegance, showcasing the immense talent black women have contributed to jazz and the arts.
The National Black Women In Jazz & the Arts Day Inaugural weekend celebration will be held in Atlanta and festivities will begins Friday, Feb 27- Sunday, March 1, 2015. All scheduled events will be held at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead 3300 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, Ga 30305.
Love, Jazz & Romance
Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon
Sunday, February 15, 2015
A day filled with “Love, Jazz & Romance” features two impeccable smooth jazz artists: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon. Whether playing dazzling chords on the guitar or belting out sweet vocals, Jonathan Butler remains a captivating and powerful performer, pouring his heart into selections from his immense catalogue. Jazz pianist extraordinaire Alex Bugnon has been a prolific and energetic force on the contemporary music scene for more than two decades. A renowned musician/composer, Bugnon hales from the picturesque town of Montreux, Switzerland, site of the world famous Jazz Festival. Don’t miss this epic explosion of smooth jazz. Add the JAZZ BRUNCH, which starts at 1:00pm, before the concert that’s scheduled for 3:00pm.
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THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. MAGAZINE
JANUARY 2015 – A FRESH START
Happy New Year!
Yes, we survived 2014. In fact, we thrived because of the incredible support, hard work, creativity, and dedication of our support system. We are grateful to everyone for their tremendous efforts, and THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. MAGAZINE wishes everyone a rewarding, and joyous new year.
This issue includes articles on the Iconic Joe Sample, Black Women In Jazz & The Arts Awards that will be held in Atlanta, Daughters of Jazz featuring Selina Albright & Rochella Brown, 2nd Annual Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala recapping our classy experience and the Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg Germany and much more. Get ready to be introduced to many independent artists that are making waves in the industry.
We are elated about what we have in store for our readers in 2015 and we look forward to working with you throughout this new year.
THE JAZZ IN M.E.E magazine is the premiere source for the jazz industry and its artists. Captivating an audience of over 180,000 national and international readers, this quarterly digital and print magazine chronicles the stories behind the hottest and most fascinating artists and trends in the jazz industry.THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. magazine celebrates the jazz genre from a fresh and passionate perspective through dynamic cover stories, trendy blogs, festival/cruise insights, and“Jazz Watch” music reviews on past and present artists.THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. is on a mission to keep the jazz genre and its artists in the present.
Tomorrow, 12/20/14 The Jazz in MEE Magazine will finally get to experience the live performance and will interview Grammy Award-winning American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actor Gregory Porter. Porter won the 2014 Grammy for best jazz vocal album, Liquid Spirit. If you will be in the San Antonio, Tx area tomorrow, he will be performing at Carver Community Cultural Center.